Our guest in this BRAND NEW EPISODE of Electric Enthusiasm is Jonathan Stout, a band leader and guitarist specializing in swing jazz guitar. His bands are some of the world’s premier swing dance bands. Jonathan is incredibly enthusiastic about preserving the legacy of authentic swing guitar … Continue Reading ››
There's a NEW EPISODE of Electric Enthusiasm out today and I LOVE this one!!! Modesty Blaise kicks as much butt as 007 but she does it with way more style and way less borderline rape. Meet the coolest action heroine from the 60s who began her adventures in … Continue Reading ››
People have a TON of misconceptions about the banjo and often dismiss it as the instrument of hillbillies or rednecks. But did you know that it’s an instrument with a huge history and tradition that can be both loud, fun and… sexy? In the latest episode of … Continue Reading ››
Oh you thought we were done?! Nope! We launched our podcast Electric Enthusiasm with a sweet two-for-one deal! In episode 2 Katie shares awesome stories about The Most Interesting Woman In The World: Ms. Josephine Baker. Did you know that she was not only a … Continue Reading ››
Anna Farmery of the excellent Engaging Brand blog and I had a great conversation about emotions at work. Some of the key points that came up were:
- Ignoring emotions at work means big trouble.
- We can try and tell ourselves that we are 100% rational at work. We're kidding no one.
- How should … Continue Reading ››
There is a lot of talk about motivation in the workplace these days. Both from managers complaining that their employees aren't motivated and from employees complaining that their managers don't know what makes them tick. And frankly, it's no wonder, because there are some fundamental misconceptions about motivation in the business world. … Continue Reading ››